Wednesday, November 4

Project Gutemberg - Top 100 downloads last 30 days

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See if your favorite author is among the top 100 authors downloaded last 30 days:
  1. Dickens, Charles (59647)
  2. Twain, Mark (38058)
  3. Carroll, Lewis (30429)
  4. Austen, Jane (30324)
  5. Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir (28820)
  6. Shakespeare, William (26928)
  7. Thomson, J. Arthur (19103)
  8. Verne, Jules (18950)
  9. Jacob, P. L. (17073)
  10. Rackham, Arthur (16736)
  11. Wilde, Oscar (16518)
  12. Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) (16432)
  13. Maspero, G. (Gaston) (15830)
  14. Poe, Edgar Allan (15420)
  15. Grimm, Jacob (14225)
  16. Grimm, Wilhelm (14225)
  17. Aesop (13652)
  18. Doré, Gustave (12874)
  19. Burton, Richard Francis, Sir (12569)
  20. Wells, H. G. (Herbert George) (11869)
  21. Sayce, A. H. (Archibald Henry) (11564)
  22. McClure, M. L. (11556)
  23. Stoker, Bram (11206)
  24. Litchfield, Frederick (11205)
  25. Dumas père, Alexandre (10929)
  26. Defoe, Daniel (10791)
  27. Stevenson, Robert Louis (10781)
  28. Eliot, George (10739)
  29. Joyce, James (10571)
  30. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (10014)
  31. Burroughs, Edgar Rice (9997)
  32. Tolstoy, Leo, graf (9908)
  33. Homer (9850)
  34. Vatsyayana (9714)
  35. Hugo, Victor (9578)
  36. Landor, Arnold Henry Savage (9452)
  37. Bhide, Shivaram Parashuram (9353)
  38. Indrajit, Bhagavanlal (9353)
  39. Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) (9250)
  40. Plato (9232)
  41. Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith) (9149)
  42. Dante Alighieri (9016)
  43. Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin) (8776)
  44. Beard, Mary Ritter (8776)
  45. Conrad, Joseph (8583)
  46. Jowett, Benjamin (8112)
  47. Kipling, Rudyard (8056)
  48. Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm (7814)
  49. Lang, Andrew (7777)
  50. Nichols, J. L. (James Lawrence) (7652)
  51. Library of Congress. Copyright Office (7563)
  52. Kafka, Franz (7558)
  53. Irving, Washington (7557)
  54. Spicer, William Ambrose (7551)
  55. Jefferis, B. G. (7545)
  56. Swift, Jonathan (7542)
  57. Balzac, Honoré de (7342)
  58. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor (7288)
  59. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (7219)
  60. Pope, Alexander (7191)
  61. Ukers, William H. (William Harrison) (7156)
  62. Potter, Beatrix (7060)
  63. Sunzi 6th cent. B.C. (7032)
  64. Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud) (6980)
  65. Montgomery, D. H. (David Henry) (6954)
  66. Hubbard, Elbert (6845)
  67. Guizot, M. (François) (6821)
  68. Haggard, Henry Rider (6716)
  69. James, Henry (6667)
  70. Hawthorne, Nathaniel (6592)
  71. London, Jack (6576)
  72. Scott, Walter, Sir (6497)
  73. Pierce, Ray Vaughn (6478)
  74. Ditchfield, P. H. (Peter Hampson) (6458)
  75. Brontë, Charlotte (6455)
  76. Maupassant, Guy de (6429)
  77. Melville, Herman (6303)
  78. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (6285)
  79. Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian) (6206)
  80. Alcott, Louisa May (6141)
  81. Machiavelli, Niccolò (6038)
  82. Darwin, Charles (5991)
  83. Campbell, Douglas Houghton (5933)
  84. Shaw, Edward R. (Edward Richard) (5726)
  85. Clark, Bertha M. (5687)
  86. Widger, David (5670)
  87. Ibsen, Henrik (5662)
  88. Speed, Harold (5646)
  89. Garnett, Constance (5617)
  90. Giles, Lionel (5612)
  91. Maclise, Joseph (5550)
  92. Buckley, Theodore Alois (5547)
  93. Burbank, Emily (5508)
  94. Hardy, Thomas (5421)
  95. Wyllie, David (5421)
  96. Cary, Henry Francis (5337)
  97. Russell, R. V. (Robert Vane) (5299)
  98. Dillmont, Thérèse de (5299)
  99. Bierce, Ambrose (5148)
  100. Marriott, W. K. (William K.) (5095)
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2 comments:

Sandee said...

Wow, that's a great list. How cool.

Have a terrific day Ana. :)

Ana said...

And we can read in our palm top.
:)